Aug. 30, 2019 2:00 pm
How GreenLight Fund brings a racial equity perspective to investing and grantmaking.
Dec. 28, 2016 12:59 pm
The voices we're most excited to keep up with in the new year.
Oct. 25, 2016 12:45 pm
When GreenLight Fund cofounder John Simon brought the organization to Philly, the tech investor found a community of startups ripe for investment. But his philanthropy and business dealings aren't mutually exclusive.
Jul. 8, 2016 11:15 am
Social impact leaders say a funding model called 'pay for success' that matches investors, impact innovators and governments together is the next big thing. GreenLight Fund Philadelphia Director Omar Woodward says Philly's city government needs to be prepared.
May 2, 2016 2:37 pm
At a recent welcome reception packed with local social impact leaders, Woodard recalls his roots and makes his purpose public.
Apr. 14, 2016 12:50 pm
Parent-Child Home Program will replicate its model in Philadelphia, thanks to a round of fundraising led by GreenLight Fund.
Feb. 4, 2016 10:41 am
North Philly native Omar Woodard dropped his third district senate run for a job as executive director of local venture philanthropy firm GreenLight Fund Philadelphia. Why? For a shot at making more effective impact.